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  • Government plans to undermine the FOI Act condemned

    NEWS RELEASE RELEASE DATE: 21 November 2015 Government plans to water down the Freedom of Information Act and restrict its use by journalists have been condemned as a threat to investigative journalism. The Chartered Institute of Journalists said the Government’s proposals were a blatant attempt to shut down embarrassing and difficult questions and were a…

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  • CIoJ congratulates Independent campaign

    The CIoJ has written to the Editor of the Independent congratulating their successful campaign to free Afghan journalist Sayed Pervez Kambaksh. Letter to the Editor; Dear Sir, The Chartered Institute of Journalists would like to congratulate you on your determined campaign to free Afghan journalist, Sayed Pervez Kambaksh. As journalists we often walk a difficult…

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  • FIGHT FOR THOSE WHO CAPTURE NEWS EVENTS ON WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

    ON THE OCCASION of World Press Freedom Day, the Chartered Institute of Journalists (CIoJ) challenges the media industry to unite against police interference when professional press photographers attempt to record news events. New Anti terrorism rules mean that press photographers now face jail for taking pictures of police or the armed forces. In addition to…

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